Saw fans are eagerly awaiting the eighth film of the franchise, simply titled Jigsaw, which picks up a decade after Jigsaw’s death. In the film, bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one man, John Kramer (Tobin Bell), the man known as Jigsaw. The problem is, Jigsaw has been dead for over a decade.
The duo of Michael and Peter Spierig will be in the director’s chairs for the film penned by Josh Stolberg and Pete Goldfinger. The Spierigs are also behind the upcoming genre films Winchester and The Dark Crystal sequel.
Mandela Van Peebles, Hannah Anderson, Laura Vandervoort, Callum Keith Rennie, Brittany Allen, Hannah Anderson, Matt Passmore, Josiah Black, Michael Bolsvert, Shaquan Lewis, and James Gomez will co-star in the film guaranteed to be as gruesome as its predecessors. Mark Burg, Gregg Hoffman, and Oren Koules who produced all seven of the previous films will produce Jigsaw as well.
Jigsaw will open in theaters nationwide on October 27, 2017 from Lionsgate. We have the first image from the film, courtesy of EW, revealing Laura Vandervoort’s character in serious trouble, trapped in what looks like a grain bin.